The UFC is holding a public press conference on Wednesday, March 21, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada at Flames Central. UFC president Dana White and Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright will be on hand for “a major announcement.”
While UFC officials haven’t revealed the nature of the press conference, it is expected to be the announcement of the UFC’s first event in Calgary.
MMAWeekly.com previously reported that UFC 149 is being targeted for the Scotiabank Saddledome on July 21.
Canadian fighters Jason MacDonald, Nick Ring, and Mitch Clarke will also be on hand at the press conference, as will Calgary Stampeders players Eric Fraser and Corey Mace.
There will be an open workout at BDB Martial Arts with the fighters and the Stampeders players at 11 a.m. local time. The press conference is at Noon local time at Flames Central. Both the workouts and the press conference are free and open to the public.